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SGNA BREAKING NEWS

Announcement: SGNA Releases Revised Infection Prevention Practice Document
SGNA recently revised a practice document focused on infection prevention. The revised Standards of Infection Prevention in Reprocessing of Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes (2016) refines the statement about manual cleaning of endoscopes, and includes a detailed listing of practice areas where further research is needed. SGNA is committed to providing gastroenterology nursing professionals with resources based on current evidence, and evaluates and updates practice documents when new research is published or brought forward.
As the professional organization representing GI nurses and associates, SGNA is committed to meeting the needs of our specialty with practice-related strategies. Infection Prevention is a critical issue facing GI professionals, and SGNA provides GI professionals with the necessary tools and resources to ensure the delivery of safe patient care.
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National GI Nurses & Associates Week!

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Join Houston Hospital Services, Inc as we celebrate our GI professionals March 21-25. We show our love and support for these important doctors and nurses and are proud to be part of their local Houston SGNA chapter. The SGNA mission is to provide all gastroenterology and endoscopy patients, care providers and collaborative partners at all levels of practice with evidence-based procedural resources that will ensure safety from infections throughout the gastroenterology and endoscopy experience. We celebrate this week and honor all GI professionals.

Click HERE to learn more about SGNA and their educational resources.

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SGNA Houston Conference & Tradeshow Tomorrow!

On February 27, 2016, Houston Hospital Services, Inc. represents Healthmark Industries at the local Houston SGNA Annual Spring Conference and Tradeshow! Located at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Greenway from 6:30am until 5:00pm. Join us to see what’s new from Healthmark Industries and how Houston Hospital Services can help your¬†Gastroenterology departments with the latest tools in reprocessing and cleaning verification. Anyone centered around the Gastroenterology or Endoscopy departments in the Texas Medical Center and surrounding hospital systems are encouraged to attend.

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SGNA Releases New Infection Prevention Documentation

SGNA (The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.) released new infection prevention documentation for GI professionals. Additionally, there are related educational webinars focused on the newly released documentation. For more information, see this link from Infection Control Today. To sign up for the webinars, Click Here!